Clete Benken

Clete Benken

Principal, PLA, ASLA

Clete understands that the quality of our built environment must be measured in more than simple financial terms and that social, cultural, and aesthetic considerations play an equal role in the success or failure of our engagements.

Clete professional background includes landscape architecture and urban planning and design. His project experience includes the design and implementation of large scale civic enhancement projects, community and neighborhood planning, higher education campus planning, parks and recreation planning, and multi-modal transportation planning and design.


2011 ACEC-KY EE Honor Grand Award, Lexington Streetscape
2010 AIA Cincinnati COTE Sustainability Award, Cheapside Park and Pavilion
2010 OCASLA Honor Award, Cheapside Park and Pavilion
2009 IDA Award of Distinction, Lexington Streetscape
2009 APA-KY Chapter Outstanding Plan, Lexington Streetscape Master Plan


Selected Projects